Image of the Week: Fever and Swollen, Erythematous Nodules in the Fingers - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Fever and Swollen, Erythematous Nodules in the Fingers

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A 70-year-old man with a history of hypertension presents with a fever and severe pain in both hands. Examination reveals swollen, erythematous, and tender nodules on the joints of his fingers. Arthrocentesis demonstrates negatively birefringent urate crystals in the synovial fluid.

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